Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.


Cedant arma togæ, &c.
Cicero.—Let the sword give place to the gown, the laurel yield to the tongue. Riley’s Dict. Lat. Quot.

Secretary, fetch the gown I use to read petitions in.
Fletcher.—The Woman-hater, Act V. Scene 1.

I tell thee, I, that thou hast marr’d her gown.
Shakespeare.—Taming of the Shrew, Act IV. Scene 3. (Petruchio to the Haberdasher.)